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Azumi (2003)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 10 May 2003 (Japan)
Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart.

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Kenji Kohashi ...
Hiroki Narimiya ...
Ukiha
Takatoshi Kaneko ...
Amagi
Yûma Ishigaki ...
Yasuomi Sano ...
Yura
Shinji Suzuki ...
Awa
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Hiei
Shôgo Yamaguchi ...
Komoro
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Nachi
Joe Odagiri ...
Bijomaru Mogami
Aya Okamoto ...
Yae
Minoru Matsumoto ...
Tobizaru
Hideo Sakaki ...
Nagato
Ken'ichi Endô ...
Isshin Sajiki
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Storyline

In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is AZUMI, the ultimate assassin. Written by Anonymous

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From the ravages of war rises the ultimate assassin.


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Trivia

Japanese game developer Hideo Kojima (famous for the Metal Gear Solid series) appears as one of the outlandish ruffians killed by Azumi in the final battle. See more »

Goofs

In the fight between Azumí and Mogamí Bijomarú, when Azumí runs, jumps and strikes Bijomarú with his sword, the movement of the Azumi'sword is corrected at the last second, before cutting the hand of Bijomarú and moves up to strike the middle of the sword of Bijomarú. See more »

Quotes

Azumi: Where do the stars go during the day?
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Connections

References Versus (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Negai
(Wish)
Lyrics by Mina Ganaha and Hideaki Yamano
Composed by Caoli Cano and Tarô Iwashiro
Arranged by Akira Inoue
Performed by Mina Ganaha
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What were they thinking when doing this ridiculous crap.
31 December 2007 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Huge disappointment for me. Like I was watching Power Rangers or something as naive television production for kids. The makers of this film should be ashamed. The whole movie was totally ridiculous, it didn't make me laugh though; more likely angry. Fortunally, I fell in sleep during the film. Ueto Aya didn't fit in the role of main character Azumi, not at all. The script of "Azumi" is not so bad. Everything else in the movie is done so badly; the soundtrack, the production and especially the casting. This movie is so stupid that it makes me wonder, is the production team American? The movie seems like earned some nominations and awards, for what? "Azumi" is maybe the worst Japanese film I've ever seen.


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